Friday Forum – Tomorrow Pictures
Frederick Taylor –CEO, Tomorrow Pictures
#CircusForum The Creative Circus hosts special guests every Friday as part of our Friday Forum Series.
Friday, July 30th at 1:30 PM
For this southside of Chicago native, the story is in the telling. Fr3deR1cK brings his exceptional filmmaking talent for capturing stories to his work traveling the world as a documentary filmmaker and photographer. His projects have led him to informal settlement villages in Nairobi, Kenya and Lusaka, Zambia and hospitals for the poor in Lima, Peru. Fr3deR1cK has documented kids in India and at risk people in South Central Los Angeles. From Hollywood to the heartland Fr3deR1cK has documented America.
In Romania, Fr3deR1cK directed the documentary “After The Fall,” The Film follows the stories of a the survivors of the pediatric AIDS epidemic of 1989. The health crisis was recognized by the international community just days after the fall of communism.
Traveling around the globe to the vibrant and exciting capital of Kenya, Fr3deR1cK went straight to Mukuru – an informal settlement/slum just outside of Nairobi that is home to over 600,000 people. The project, documenting a program called HIV FREE GENERATION, sponsored by PEPFAR (U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief). Ambassador Sandra Thurman, former AIDS Tsar under President Bill Clinton, tapped Fr3deR1cK for the project as part of the ongoing HIV/AIDS prevention work she does as director of The Joseph W. Blount Global Health & Society Program at Emory University.
Close to his office headquarters, Fr3deR1cK has been a long-time go-to director and executive producer for Coca-Cola, The Georgia Lottery, EarthShare, Unicef, CNN, Nike, Electronics Arts, ATL Eats, Atlanta Children’s Hospital and Himalayan Children’s Charities.
Currently he has finalized a documentary/web series about Michael Jackson and is currently shooting a documentary/web series about Barack Obama and another focusing on women who are boxers.
These events are open to the public (mandatory for students, of course). If you would like to attend as a guest, email Carol Vick (Carol.Vick@creativecircus.edu) by Friday morning. Students – no need to RSVP.
Guests, check-in at the front desk. PER ATLANTA CITY ORDINANCE (7/28/2021), MASKS ARE REQUIRED.